Today I have on my test new budget wireless earbuds called Ugreen HiTune. I am testing this brand for the first time and I want to note that I liked the earbuds.
In this article, I will tell my impressions about the sound quality, assembly, battery life, and also share what I liked and not. I also want to note that at the end of the review you can see a list of the main competitors.
If we talk about the price, the price tag on the Ugreen HiTune is quite attractive and you can currently buy one pair of TWS earbuds for about $37.
Like most wireless earbuds, the new HiTune model received a chipset from Qualcomm QCC3020, there is also support for aptX codec. The manufacturer talks about the presence of minimal delay, high battery life, and a comfortable fit.
Is it really? Let me tell you my impressions in a detailed review and start the test with a complete set and design.
Ugreen HiTune: Specifications
|Driver unit:||6mm Dynamic|
|Bluetooth protocol:||aptX, AAC, SBC|
The earbuds come in a pretty sturdy and reliable box. On the front of the box, there is a picture of earbuds with the name of the model, and in the end, you can see a list of technical features.
Inside the box is the charging box itself with earbuds inside, a set of silicone black ear tips, a Type-C power cable, and instructions in English.
In general, the equipment looks good, I especially liked the quality of the silicone ear tips, as well as the presence of a Type-C cable.
The earbuds are made in a combination of matte and glossy black plastic, which looks good in the ears. As I mentioned, they are really quite comfortable and I could wear the device for more than two hours and my ears almost did not get tired.
Each earbud weighs about 4.5 grams, so they are very convenient in terms of comfort. Also, I had no problems with sports. Suppose I could run into them, jump and the earbuds did not fall out of my ear.
In addition, the Ugreen HiTune earbuds received protection against the water of the IPX5 standard, however, like the models from Edifier. This means that you can not be afraid of light rain or sweat, but you can not completely wet the earbuds in water.
On the outside of the earbuds, there is touch control and there is a working indicator nearby. The indicator itself is blue-white, only during pairing, when you are listening to music or watching movies, the indicator does not light.
On the inside, there are charging contacts and microphone holes.
The charging box is quite compact and fits easily in your jeans pocket. The case is made of a nice matte black plastic.
On top of the lid is the name of the company and the lid itself is pretty high quality. That is, it does not play, opens easily, and holds in the open position for sure.
On the front of the case, there are three charge level indicators, and on the back, there is a Type-C port for charging.
After inspection and several days of using the new Ugreen earbuds, I can say with confidence that they are made of high-quality materials and have a good build. The main difference between Ugreen HiTune and models from Edifier is the presence of a Type-C connection.
Connection and Control
Ugreen HiTune earbuds are connected to the smartphone according to the standard method via Bluetooth 5.0 connection. Also, the earbuds received Qualcomm QCC3020 chipset and aptX codec.
After several days of use, I did not find any disconnection and the signal was stable even at a distance of 10 meters.
If we talk about the latency, then I also have no questions. During video playback on Youtube or playing various genres of games, there was practically no delay.
Touch control allows you to execute most of the various commands with good accuracy, but there is no volume control function.
- One-touch – play, pause, answer, or hang up.
- Dual touches on the right earbud – the next track.
- Triple touch on the left earbud – previous track.
- Hold for about 2 seconds – call a voice assistant.
The sound quality of the new Ugreen HiTune model is at a pretty good level. There is a strong and surround bass. Thus, low frequencies play efficiently and dynamically, given their low cost.
If we compare the sound quality between HiTune and Edifier X3, then they have a very similar sound, but the Ugreen brand has slightly better expressed low frequencies.
Mid and high frequencies have the right sound. The performer’s voice sounds good and clear, and individual musical instruments also slip through.
The volume reserve is quite enough and I would say that it is even a lot. Since listening to music at maximum volume will be painful for the ears.
The quality of the microphone is not the highest, but if you make short phone calls, the interlocutor will hear you well.
The battery life on a single charge is pretty good. For example, a full charge will be enough to play music for about 8 hours and 33 minutes at a volume level of 75%.
The result is very strong, but that’s not all since the charging box can still provide several recharges and the total battery life will be about 27 hours.
In addition, there is a quick charge. For example, 15 minutes of charge will provide you with about 2 hours of music playback.
Conclusion and Reviews
As for the first acquaintance, the new Ugreen HiTune wireless earbuds turned out to be a worthy competitor even for Edifier.
For a low cost, you get high-quality earbuds with good assembly and materials.
In some aspects, the HiTune model is far superior to the Edifier model. For example, this is the presence of a Type-C port and fast charging, better battery life, and better sound quality, especially at low frequencies.
To a minor minus, I can include – this is the lack of volume control function.
Price and Where to buy cheaper?
Currently, there is a week of summer sales on Aliexpress and the prices of various types of gadgets are very low, including the HiTune earbud model.
Now you can buy Ugreen HiTune at a very low price of $37.59 with a 53% discount. Definitely, I can recommend earbuds for purchase, given their technical specs and price.